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FOX News
Nov 8, 2012 7:00pm EST
telling fox news the top of tomorrow will be the economy and the so-called fiscal cliff. that is what economists are calling the combination of tax hikes and spending cuts that are set to kick in at the end of the year. just today, the congressional budget office warned we could be in for another recession if we go, well, over that cliff. it's up to congress to pass a bill to prevent that. today, the house speaker john boehner told diane sawyer on abc that tax increases cannot be part of a deal. >> raising tax rates is unacceptable. and, frankly, it couldn't even pass the house. i'm not sure it could pass the senate. >> shepard: speaker boehner says is he willing to talk about the president's proposals. ed henry is live at the white house for us tonight. ed, what are we expecting to hear from the president tomorrow? >> we are told that he is going to speak really for the first time substantively since the election and that post election party tomorrow about 1:00 p.m. eastern here at the white house. is he going to talk about the economy broadly but specifically the fiscal cliff. what
FOX News
Nov 13, 2012 7:00pm EST
stubborn, but we know it is the wrong thing to do. we know it will hurt the economy and we know it will destroy jobs. >> shepard: well, the president says the election proved most voters are on his side of this battle. but republicans point out americans also voted to let the g.o.p. keep control of the house. so the districts are well -- anyway, wendell goler is live at the white house tonight. wendell, the two sides are still stuck on the same thing that killed this deal last year. >> groundhog day, shepard. once again, at an impasse over taxes. the president had opened his re-election would give him a mandate for what he calls a balanced approach to dealing with the deficit. republicans are saying just gave him more time to reach a compromise. the white house says reducing the deficit only through spending cuts would mean the poor and the middle class would pick up the bill. the union leaders that mr. obama met with here at the white house today say that would be like paying for a party they weren't invited to. press secretary jay carney says it's only not fair it's not smart. >>
FOX News
Nov 9, 2012 7:00pm EST
control of your personal economy. this is going to be helpful. call or come in today. fidelity investments. turn here. hairs haters president obama and house speaker john boehner say they are ready to work together to keep the country from plunging off the so-called fiscal cliff. economists say the combination of tax hikes and spending cuts set to kick in at the end of the year could trigger another recession and higher unemployment. the president saying he has invited leaders of both parties to the white house next week to try to work out a deal. but he and the speaker still are sticking to their guns when it comes to it raising taxes on the richest americans. >> i'm not going to ask students and seniors and middle class families to pay down the entire deficit while people, like me, making over $250,000 aren't asked to pay a dime more in taxes. >> the problem with raising tax rates on the wealthiest americans is that more than half of them are small business owners. raising tax rates will slow down our ability to create the jobs that everyone says they want. >> harris: the whi
FOX News
Nov 12, 2012 7:00pm EST
. roll over your old 401(k) into a fidelity ira and take control of your personal economy. this is going to be helpful. call or come in today. fidelity investments. turn here. >> shepard: the united states could be nearly energy independent in just a couple of decades, that's the word now from a watchdog group the international energy agency. right now the u.s. imports about 20% of energy needs like foreign oil, the report indicates that a spike in domestic production and more efficient use of fuel will mean the u.s. can take care of its own energy needs by the year 2035. the agency has previously reported america is on track to become the world's number one oil producer by the year 2020. that would knock saudi arabia out of the top spot. one of the first u.s. cities to file bankruptcy protection financial crisis is asking voters to prevent it from happening again. vallejo, california is using a new system allowing citizens to decide how to divvy up more than 3 million tax dollars. of course not everybody is convinced this plan will work. claudia cowan in our san francisco bureau this af
FOX News
Nov 14, 2012 7:00pm EST
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FOX News
Nov 15, 2012 4:00pm PST
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FOX News
Nov 7, 2012 4:00pm PST
the u.s. economy. >> yeah. this is from fitch. one of the companies that tells investors how safe it is to lend money to governments. in a statement, the ratings agency washes the newly reelected u.s. president barack obama will need to quickly secure agreement on avoiding the fiscal cliff and raising the debt ceiling following tuesday's elections. fitch says that without that, and a deal to get the country's finances in order, the company will likely downgrade their u.s. credit rating, shep. >> shepard: it's widely believed they will come up with something for at least the short-term. if they don't, what happens to which parts of the economy? >> well, it's broad-based. and because of it analysts first alert forecast another recession if washington fails to figure this one out. taxes would increase on investors and basically anyone who pays taxes. and especially those who use itemized deductions like interest on their home mortgage. doctors who treat medicare patients would get a significant pay cut and a wide range of companies that sell products and services to the federal governme
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